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#3678 - BEACHFRONT Cottage With Patio, Walking Distance To Everything

Bedrooms 1
Space 365 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, Sleeps 3

This wonderful BAYFRONT retreat is the perfect getaway for a romantic vacation by the beach in sunny San Diego. Not only couples but also small families would enjoy this beautifully decorated stylish cottage with its modern design and unobstructed views and exceptional location. Walk out the front door and your feet are in the sands of Mission bay; walk across the street and you are surfing the blue Pacific.

Located at 3678 Bayside Walk, this newly remodeled home with its private furnished patio overlooking the bay offers everything you can imagine for a wonderful vacation. It features hardwood floors throughout, a new fully equipped kitchen with all new appliances, brand new chic furniture including a comfortable queen bed with brand new mattress (Oct. 2013), a couch that sleeps one adult, a large flat screen TV in the living room as well as in the bedroom, DVD player, I-pod dock station, lots of kids equipment, private furnished patio with gas BBQ and much more. Additional sleeping option available.

Linens, towels, beach chairs, beach towels, kids gate, baby tub, high chair and pack n play are offered for your convenience. There is one parking spot in a 2 car garage available (fits economy/compact car).

In addition we provide various supplies (toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, hand soap, sponge and trash bags).

There is no washer and dryer in the unit but a great laundromat very close by (3 minute walk).

The unit can comfortably sleep 2 adults and a third person on the couch in the living room. Due to the cozy size of the cottage we limit the amount of people to 3 adults max. We would only agree to a 4th person if it's a small child. Please know that for a family of 4 it will feel very small.

The home is conveniently located in the heart of Mission Beach. It's in walking distance to many convenience stores, bars and restaurants in Mission Beach and Pacific Beach.The Santa Clara and Aquatic Recreation Center is only a short walk away.

More Details

Property Manager
Pacific Sands Vacations
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2018

About Pacific Sands Vacations

Pacific Sands Vacations, Inc. manages beautiful well maintained vacation homes along the beach and bay in San Diego. Our mission is to provide our customers an excellent experience all around. We strive for 100% satisfaction. Great customer service, highest comfort and best cleaning standards are our priority. Our goal is to make our customers feel homeaway from home when staying at any of our rentals. We choose our vacation homes very wisely and make sure that they match our high standards. We are very proud of our inventory and the great relationships we have developed with so many of our repeating renters.

What makes this condo unique

Just like all of the unique and well maintained properties we manage, this cottage offers it all. Great location, comforts of home and spotless clean.

Please contact us if you are looking to accommodate more than 2-4 people as we manage 3 other small units within the same complex. Its the perfect scenario for larger groups that like to vacation together but yet each have their own little getaway.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Email from renter: We have enjoyed our time in your "bike friendly" city! We had a great time!! We were able to cycle to all attractions we wanted to see- even "UP" the hill to Balboa Park! Our condo was a great location- we didn't use our car once...were able to manage fine walking and cycling!

Everything was fine with our accommodations . Thank you. We really appreciate your promptness in fixing the blinds so we had ensured privacy, too.
Mar 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Mission Beach in San Diego

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 365 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Crib = Pack n Play
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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#3678 - BEACHFRONT Cottage With Patio, Walking Distance To Everything
average rating of 4.5238094 based on 26 reviews

Awesome location

  • 4 of 5

My husband & I spent 11 nights here over Christmas. The cottage was adequate altho a little smaller than we anticipated. There were some toilet issues but the Mgmnt company responded very quickly and had it repaired (both times), also very quickly. The bed & bedding is comfortable, loved the kitchen including the gas stove which worked excellently (stove top & stove). Outdoor space was a little too close to the boardwalk for us. Parking space is doable altho small as long as you have considerate neighbors or no neighbors. Made the mistake of accepting free upgrade to our rental vehicle forgetting about PB property pkg spaces! I'm not giving the property a 5 due to smaller size, not really comfortable living area, and poor soundproofing between units (TV in neighboring unit). We did not make any complaints as it wasn't partying it was just the TV on. I enjoyed the gas stove, gas barbecue, kitchen was well equipped and the amazing location. All in all would stay with Pacific Sands again just maybe a little larger property.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temecula, CA

Cute little house on the bay

  • 5 of 5

Rented this house to treat my BFF to a girls weekend at the beach. This house was great as it was larger than a hotel room and had a kitchen, in case we decided to cook. Perfect location! We could walk along the bay, to the beach, to the pier and to the area where the roller coaster was.

My car didn't fit in the garage (Audi A7, so it is NOT a compact car). Not too big a deal, we parked overnight in the parking lot down the road. Although it did make us think twice before driving anywhere! We went to dinner one night in town and took Uber so we didn't have to worry about parking when we got back.

Try the Grilled Cheese shop, "Cheesy Express" in town on Mission Blvd near Mission Bay Drive. We wanted to go back for dessert but didn't make it, so we will have to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vail, Co

fall vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week here and it was fabulous space for 2 people. The location was super. Beach was a 4 minute walk. We opted out of renting a car and biked EVERYWHERE. Ralphs supermarket, La Jolla, Sunset Beach, etc. It was a prefect way to get around. Never any traffic or parking issues. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a Great Time

  • 4 of 5

We mostly echo the review of "Mathew B" below. The official description is accurate and honest but I would add these observations: () The patio is "private" in the sense that it is not shared but it is right next to Bayside Walk and the steady stream of passers-by are a mere few feet away. We liked this, but some might not. () The bedroom and bathroom are tight for big people. I had to shuffle sideways to get to the bathroom, and the bathroom is tight too. Completely usable but very small. () As mentioned elsewhere, the garage space will only accommodate a small vehicle. The 2nd space in the garage is available to some stranger so you are dependent on them parking responsibly, closing the big door, being honest, etc. () I don't believe there is room for both a vehicle AND bicycles in the garage, nor is there really a good place on the patio to put or lock bikes. () There were few minor issues with the unit which we passed on to Pacific Sands and I am confident they will address them soon. These issues did not affect the enjoyment of our week. () The unit does not come with full size beach chairs, which I prefer, but it does have the low, almost-on-the-sand chairs. () The company "Cheap Rentals" is very close and we rented bikes, beach umbrella, and a paddle board from them. Recommend. () External parking: beware - if you show up on mid-day on a Saturday in August as we did there will be no spaces available anywhere nearby. If you bring a vehicle too big for the garage you will have a major challenge finding parking nearby. () The unit does indeed have WiFi even though the description does not mention it. () Pacific Sands has been honest and accommodating. () I almost never give out a 5 star rating so a 4 star from me is very good.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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British Columbia, Canada

Best Honeymoon Ever

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this cottage for our honeymoon, down from BC, Canada. We stayed for one week and had the greatest time. The bed was extremely comfortable, it had everything that we needed by way of dishes, it was clean, fresh, and romantic.

We especially loved breakfasts on the patio, and the walk outside our house was perfect for people watching. It was so nice and quiet (a bit louder on the weekends, of course), and yet only a minute or two meander up the street to Mission Beach, with restaurants and stores and beautiful sunsets. There is even a nice grocery store a quick bike ride away, and the WiFi was extremely helpful so we could find everything - as was the personalized guide book placed by the owners.

We rented bikes, and it was lovely to have a garage to put them in to keep them safe overnight. We rode everywhere, only taking a taxi a few times to Old Town, and to the Zoo - we even rode to Sea World and it didn't take long, maybe 15 minutes!

Our one issue, that wasn't even a big one, was that the showerhead was a little low - we are tall so it was a bit hard to scrub in there. :) Also the cottage does warm up during the day because of the stove, but when we came back in the afternoons and opened the windows it cooled down quite nicely - also there were a ton of fans, which we really appreciated!!

We can't wait for our next trip back to San Diego and we would for sure consider this rental again - it is in the perfect location!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Las Vegas nv

Needed more space

  • 5 of 5

Had the best time!!! Only complaint was the pics didn't show just how small the house was. We will be going back for sure, just in a bigger house.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ryan, Nice to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. As I always tell people, this wonderful Bayfront cottage is perfect for a couple (very romantic with private patio) but it might feel a bit small when bringing kids. For families, I usually offer one of our more spacious units next door - either our 1BR with comfortable queen sleeping sofa (#423120) or our 2BR with King and Queen bed (#362573). Both comfortably sleep 4 people and offer more living space.
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Old Town
Gaslamp Quarter
Little Italy District
Fashion Valley Mall
Extraordinary Desserts
Petco Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Broken Yolk Cafe
Mister A'S
Coronado Beach
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
International Airport San Diego
Nearest Restaurant
different restaurants
Nearest Beach
Mission Beach

Miles of beautiful walks, jogs, & bike rides around the bay & beach boardwalk, Volleyball, Hiking, Golf, Sunbathing, Amusement Parks, Fishing off the pier, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Restaurants, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Kayaking, Big paddle-wheel boats cruise, Boating, Sailing, Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Boogie Boarding, Body-surfing, Shelling, Water Skiing, Para-sailing, Jet Skiing, Windsurfing, Kite flying, 15 minutes from San Diego Zoo/ Wildlife Park, 5 minutes from Sea World.


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  • From $145/nt - $870/wk

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